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178 Locke St S | Hamilton, ON, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4B3, Canada
+1 905-521-9116
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon 11:30 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I guess the name "Ray's Place" was already taken? No matter Ray and his crew will provide you with one of the nicest meals and environment that you'll come across. Always interesting specials - consistently excellent food and of course..Ray.

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Thank byehammertown2
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and myself dropped in here tonight on a whim. I am so happy we did. It was one of the best meals that I have had in a long time. My fiancé enjoyed his meal immensely as well. The server, Sian was extremely busy , all by herself, in a 40 seat restaurant, that filled up in about... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We got some gift certificates to try the restaurant and actually loved the experience - it's small, intimate and you have access to the owner who's a cool and inviting kind of guy. Our server was quite attentive. I had a really tasty dirty martini and my boyfriend thoroughly enjoyed his steak. We're going back for more!

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Hamilton, Canada
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

We sat down for a casual lunch in what looks like a very trendy retro restaurant. The service was OK, the prices were average, but both of our meals appeared to be reheated from leftovers they had a day or two earlier. Since we were short on time, we just moved the food around on our plates and wrote it... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were in a bit of a rush, on our way to a concert. The waitress couldn't have been more accommodating. The four of us ordered different items from the menu and were concerned that the meals would arrive at different times. Not so. We all enjoyed our lamb, curry, meatloaf, salads etc. and without rushing.

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Thank 1Donna511
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I am writing a second review only because I like this place so much the first time, but not so much the second time. I still like the atmosphere and the service was very good again. The mussels were also once again fantastic. The problem was in the main course. I went with simple fish and chips. The fish had... More 

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1 Thank Thomas S
Hamilton, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Just went there with my family and we received excellent service. The lady serving us did a excellent job and also did bartending. She had six other tables and still did a job well done! She was kind and friendly and very funny! We will be definitely returning to this place. Clean washrooms too! Thank you 😁

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Thank fatima a
Hamilton, Canada
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135 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a comfortable, retro venue with pleasant jazz playing. The old photos of Hamilton add atmosphere also. The front of the restaurant opens onto the lively street, and on a lovely summer evening with the fans running it's just 'cool' all around. There's so much competition between venues on this street it was hard to choose this place which... More 

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Thank edukate50
Hamilton, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I've had many lunches and dinners here. The food is always excellent, especially their daily specials. Their french fries are legendary throughout the city. The waiters are all delightful, and there's always excellent, classic jazz playing in the background. Great food, great ambiance, great people working there.

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Thank DocStreiner
Hamilton
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The owners are always there and happy to be of service which is refreshing. They have an open air restaurant on summer nights by rolling up the "garage" window. They have very good specials and lots of choice. I almost always get their mussels and they give you a huge helping. Really nice people and good food.

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Thank Alisa15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Bar, Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Locke St S | Hamilton, ON, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4B3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-521-9116
Description
For more than 19 years now, the Bar on Locke’s unique ambiance, exceptional food and professional service have established “The Bar” as a welcome home-away-from-home for neighbourhood locals and a hidden gem, for visitors alike.
Bar On Locke Hamilton is located in the heart of the newly-minted “Locke Street Dining District” since 1997, the Bar on Locke serves up something for everyone from Pad Thai to steak together with daily soups, pasta, fish and vegetarian features, all prepared in-house and made-to-order right down to the mayo, salsa and dressings.
Not hungry? The Bar is also a cocktail hotspot offering a wide selection of wines, draught and bottled beers, scotches and, of course, our traditional martini.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?